Demonstration in Freedom Square, Tehran

May 3-4: The Global 1979 Revolution

Iranian Revolution After Forty Years

A workshop and conference organized by the Iranian Studies Initiative, New York University & the Middle East Institute, Columbia University.



  • Ervand Abrahamian, City University of New York
  • Maryam Alemzadeh, Brandeis University
  • Hamid Dabashi, Columbia University
  • Arash Davari, Whitman College
  • Christopher Dietrich, Fordham University
  • Rasmus Elling, University of Copenhagen
  • Hossein Kamaly, Columbia University
  • Arang Keshavarzian, New York University
  • Ali Mirsepassi, New York University
  • Negar Mottahedeh, Duke University
  • Manijeh Moradian, Barnard College
  • Golnar Nikpour, Dartmouth College
  • Naghmeh Sohrabi, Brandeis University
  • Hamed Yousefi, Northwestern University


May 3-4, 2019 & December 2019


Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts
1 Washington Pl, New York, NY 10003

Conference flyer